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78rpm Records Digitized by George Blood, L.P.

Newest uploads! Auto-78-twitter.  Through the Great 78 Project the Internet Archive has begun to digitize 78rpm discs for preservation, research, and discovery with the help of George Blood, L.P.. 78s were mostly made from shellac, i.e., beetle resin, and were the brittle predecessors to the LP (microgroove) era.   @great78project for uploads as they happen.
Turntable used for 78rpm digitization of four simultaneous recordings with different needles.

The digitization project currently focuses on discs that are less likely to be commercially available--or available at all in digital form--particularly focusing on underrepresented artists and genres. Digitization will make this less commonly available music accessible to researchers in a format where it can be manipulated and studied without harming the physical artifacts. We have preserved the often very prominent surface noise and imperfections and included files generated by different sizes and shapes of stylus to facilitate different kinds of analysis.

There’s no way to predict if the digital versions of these 78s will outlast the physical items, so we are preserving both to ensure the survival of these cultural materials for future generations to study and enjoy.

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78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
Music, Arts & Culture
Media Type
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audio
Year
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1955
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1958
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1957
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1956
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1954
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1950
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1949
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78rpm
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Latin
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Popular Music
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Christmas
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caterina valente
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rudi hofstetter
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rudi hofstetter and the grosstadtkinder
Language
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German
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English
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Spanish
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Italian
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78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Caterina Valente; Kurt Edelhagen Orchestra; Margarita Lecuona; Theo Hansen
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Performer: Caterina Valente; Kurt Edelhagen Orchestra Writer: Margarita Lecuona; Theo Hansen Vocal With Orchestra; Sung In German. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5 mil truncated eliptical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood,...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Popular Music
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Caterina Valente; Werner Muller; The Rias Orchestra; Ernesto Lecuona; Ralph Maria Siegel
audio
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Performer: Caterina Valente; The Rias Orchestra Writer: Ernesto Lecuona; Ralph Maria Siegel Vocal With Orchestra; Sung In German; From The Suite "Andalucia". Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5 mil truncated eliptical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Latin
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Caterina Valente; Werner Mueller; The Rias Orchestra; Carl Niessen; Heino Gaze
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Performer: Caterina Valente; The Rias Orchestra Writer: Carl Niessen; Heino Gaze Vocal With Orchestra; Sung In German. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.5 mil truncated eliptical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Latin
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Rudi Hofstetter and the Grosstadtkinder; Karl Loube and his Dance Band; H. Haller; J. de Gada
audio
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Performer: Rudi Hofstetter and the Grosstadtkinder; Karl Loube and his Dance Band Writer: H. Haller; J. de Gada Foxtrot. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Christmas
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
by Rudi Hofstetter; Karl Loube with his Dance Band; W. Brandin; M. Ahlberg
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Performer: Rudi Hofstetter; Karl Loube with his Dance Band Writer: W. Brandin; M. Ahlberg Waltz; with Men's Choir. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied...
( 2 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Popular Music
Source: 78